Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Friday, 06 September 2019 07:13

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/6/2019

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:19 - It’s still early September, but the Hallmark holiday movies are out this week. So Ray and Tony had some fun; they used a template and created their own Hallmark movies (which many have similar concepts and conflicts). 7:18 - After another slow weekend at the box office, Scott…
Thursday, 05 September 2019 09:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/5/2019

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:19 - Bob Newhart turns 90 today. Ray and Tony are big fans of his, and they looked back at his career and his two major sitcoms from the ‘70s and ‘80s. They also shared some fun facts about the ‘70s version, The Bob Newhart Show. 8:30 - Now that…
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 08:47

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/4/2019

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:19 - Netflix helped create the monster that is now called “binge watching,” yet they want to temper it and release each show weekly instead of in bulk? The panel talked about TV viewing habits and how networks are creating their own streaming platforms. 7:43 - Hurricane Dorian, as of…
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 09:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 9/3/2019

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:19 - Sad news for the Akron area, and especially in Barberton, as native son Hal Naragon passed away over the weekend at age 90. Mr. Naragon was a backup catcher for the Cleveland Indians throughout the 1950s, but for the folks in these parts, he was way more than…
Friday, 30 August 2019 10:39

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-30-19 Featured

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This week, we’re looking at technology your health, including stories about high tech bandages, gaming injuries, and changes on Instagram designed to reduce teen depression.   We’ll also hear about the latest efforts to block robocalls, how to recycle your old cell phone without actually getting rid of it, and…
Friday, 30 August 2019 08:39

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/30/2019

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:19 - How real are these reality shows? Ray was saddened to read about his favorite shows being either enhanced for the cameras or altogether fake. Though there are a few reality shows that actually are quite true. 7:23 - It’s Labor Day weekend, and there aren’t any big releases?…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 08:29

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/29/2019

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:19 - Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joined the show to respond to Ohio AG Dave Yost’s proposed Consolidate Litigation Act, which would take over cases in the courts against the drug makers during the opioid crisis. 7:09 - Does it seem like kids are going back to school earlier? It’s…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 07:36

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/28/2019

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:19 - Popeyes Chicken is throwing down the gauntlet in the sandwich game, competing directly with the likes of Wendy’s and Chick-Fil-A. Have you tried it? Good luck, because if they’re not all sold out, the lines for these chicken sandwiches are massive. 4:41 - Jerry Craig is the executive…
Tuesday, 27 August 2019 10:33

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/27/2019

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:19 - Senator Sherrod Brown is speaking on workers’ rights in the Akron area, and he joined the program to preview his roundtable discussion. He also talked about trade and the G7 summit and his beloved Cleveland Indians. 5:05 - Ever have a hobby growing up that was lampooned by…
Monday, 26 August 2019 08:32

Ray Horner Podcast - 8/26/2019

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:19 - School is back in session all around, and while there is excitement in the air, there’s also looming threats of bullying, whether in-person or online. How is Akron Public Schools addressing this ongoing issue? Dan Rambler explains. 6:31 - Hope you didn’t draft Andrew Luck in your fantasy…
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